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of all people of color? the president of the naacp trashing the only african-american senator in senate. at the same time he is being sworn in. we show you his unsulting comments. coming up. ♪ ♪ aig? we said we were going to turn it around, and we did. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the t recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here the fight over government spending takes place out of the gate of the new congress. tonight on "special report," minority leader mitch mcconnell is getting ready for the battle. the president doesn't seem willing to have over the debt ceiling. moody's warns congress it must take measures now to reduce budget deficits or ris about downgrade. brit hume has
-- you all know that there is a problem at mlk. why don't you do something? the naacp is there, why don't you pay a security guard instead of the naacp? what amount of money are they getting? that is not the purpose of the naacp and amos brown. why don't you do something? like i said before, why don't you do the right thing over this christmas holiday? remember jesus is the reason for the season and think about how you want your children? that is all you have to do -- how would you like it to your daughter or son came home and say the principal sat on me today? i wouldn't like it very much. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> that is your two minutes. >> yes, my name is karen and i work with severely impaired children. i would like everybody here to please take out a piece of paper and a pencil. and please write this down. go to the website tonight when you get home or tomorrow of the united public workers for action. their website is www.upwa.org. the reason i'm here is because i went to that website today, and i saw an incredible narrative about mlk junior middle school. i saw two
said the naacp were at the school and someone being paid -- if it's not the naacp that is being paid through something for san francisco unified school district, so if everything is okay at mlk why is the naacp stationed there? why don't you guys do something? do the right thing. i'm not angry. i'm not. what i would like to see this board do the right thing before something happens. you lose your jobses how would you feel? how would you feel there is a major earthquake and you didn't have a job? it could happen. we are all the same. one god under the same -- i don't get it. i don't understand why you guys have all this education together. you guys can't get it right. put the degrees together. put the degrees aside. be a person. think about the children, their safety. you heard one person come in here screaming. do you care? two minutes? two minutes for what? all of the pain and suffering we experience everyday. think about the time -- >> please wrap disblup think about the pain and suffering we experience on a daily basis, not two minutes. think of the children. tw
the naacp thinks the new york city requirement is a by the harsh. >> we are looking at snow across the upper midwest. i will tell you when this makes its move towards us coming up. >> reporter: everything is up to speed here on 695 at york road. i will let you know what it looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. this cold season, nasal congestion won't stop me. i made the clear choice. claritin-d. decongestant products on the shelf can take hours to start working. claritin-d starts to work in just 30 minutes. power through nasal congestion fast. get claritin-d at the pharmacy counter. >>> thanks for joining ounce this friday morning. hundreds of people will take a dip in the chesapeake bay for a good cause. part of the annual polar bear plunge to raise money for the special olympics. and for the first time there's going to be two days of plunging. the maryland state police are hosting the corporate plunge challenge this afternoon about 20 companies raise money and they are going to run into the icy waters of the bay. tomorrow is the plunge fest 2013. it kicks off at sandy
highlights from last ides' peace ball including naacp president benjamin jealous. >> the challenge for our country is never to see the day when a person of color would be president, nor the challenge for our country was to ensure that it would be safe for it to have -- happen again and again. >> we'll also hear from the legendary poet son the sanchez, ralph nader, sweet honey and the rock, and angela davis. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agenda. >> we will look at big money behind the inauguration. four years ago president obama refused to accept corporate donations, but this year exxonmobil, at&t, christoph are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. -- microsoft are among the biggest backers of today's festivities. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the teenage gunman is in custody after allegedly killing five members of his family in new mexico on saturday night. police say the 15-year-old killed his parents and three siblings, each suffering multiple gunshot
is the naacp fighting mayor bloomberg's soda ban? a very serious and troubling question. >>> and britain's chief medical officer says we are facing a new super bacteria that could have the same effect and be even a bigger effect than a terrorist attack. dr. oz comes "outfront" to say why. and democratic senator dianne feinstein proposes a federal ban on assault rifles. but does she have the votes to get it passed or is she wasting her time? let's go "outfront." good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. and "outfront" tonight, gone too far. today, democratic senator dianne feinstein proposed a new federal ban on some assault rifles and semi-automatics. now, she certainly got it right visually, when she was standing there today, she had a backdrop of some of the guns she wants to ban, and it included, and very prominently, a bushmaster, like the one used in the newtown massacre. there was also a circle of uniformed law enforcement officers and gun violence victims. there was rolled out with pomp and circumstance, but did she get the message right? she, herself, admits that getting this pas
claiming that the war on big soda is bad for minorities. the naacp and the hispanic business says the freedom of choice in low income communities . will, what do you make of this story at the end of the hour that i have lost interest in? >> greg, we joke about this. we have a guy who is drinking 30, 40 sodas in a day. it is disgusting. we have to talk to him about it. you saw dough -- soda shamed him. >> tucker tucker carlson is no longer wearing the girdle. somebody would like that. >> you know what i like, mike bloomburg had the naacp with him and he is looking at the other soft drink companies and saying i can't believe they can be bought. i have all of the money. why didn't bloomburg say i will pay for the programs you like. >> the soda company gave money to the naacp. >> that was the naacp saying it to bloomburg? i thought it was a church choir. my boys with i will laugh at that. >> is that like a jock i would never get? >> because it was black people standing behind him. >> no, i got that. stop treating me like o'reilly. i don't think that is wrong against minorities. first
rights group is taking on new york city the naacp and the hispanic federation have joined the soft drink industry in a lawsuit to stop the city's ban on those big sodas. those really big sodas. the naacp in a statement attacking new york's mayor michael bloomberg saying quote, our stand is about basic economic fairness. bloomberg's ban attacks the little bay while giving a pass to big corporations. the mayor michael bloomberg isn't taking it quietly. >> the naacp, in all fairness it's the local chapter and not the national, but for them to do this is such an outright disgrace how they can look themselves in the mirror and knowing they are hurting the life expectancy and the quality of life for the people that most deserve. the same is true for this hispanic organization that sold their soul because a lot of hispanic kids are overweight as well. >> the hispanic federation called the remarks by bloomberg friday, quote, irresponsible. joining me here louis reyes who is also an attorney and also a "usa today k" columnist. i did invite the naacp and hispanic regulation united states because t
: let me take it on to a different topic then. this is a bit bewildering as well. the naacp is fighting new york's ban on large sugary soft drinks. whether you agree with the ban or not, the naacp is saying the ban hurts minority-owned small businesses and reduces freedom of choice in low income communities. there are those who would say the naacp might want to direct their energies toward fighting obesity problems. fighting diabetes or health issues. what side do you guys take on this? >> it's interesting. i'm going to -- she's actually the president of an naacp chapter. that will be interesting there. i'll tell you this. when you stop for a moment and look at it, whether or not you have an opinion on this, whether or not people should be ingesting that, whether or not this is an overreach of government to say that, whatever, let's walk away from that. the ban doesn't actually affect large businesses. like 7-eleven so basically you're saying hey we're putting the rule down but if you're a big corporation, you don't have to deal with this. but you small businesses that actually might --
. this is a bit bewildering as well. the naacp is fighting new york's ban on large sugary soft drinks. whether you agree with the ban or not, the naacp is saying the ban hurts minority-owned small businesses and reduces freedom of choice in low income communities. there are those who would say the naacp might want to direct their energies toward fighting obesity problems. fighting diabetes or health issues. what side do you guys take on this? >> it's interesting. i'm going to -- she's actually the president of an naacp chapter. that will be interesting there. i'll tell you this. when you stop for a moment and look at it, whether or not you have an opinion on this, whether or not people should be ingesting that, whether or not this is an overreach of government to say that, whatever, let's walk away from that. the ban doesn't actually affect large businesses. like 7-eleven so basically you're saying hey we're putting the rule down but if you're a big corporation, you don't have to deal with this. but you small businesses that actually might -- this was really important, you have to be forced to dea
profiling complaints to the naacp. all in a ruling from maryland court of appeals. law-enforcement officials argue the documents are personnel records and thus exempt from disclosure under maryland public information law, but the court disagreed. the naacp says the ruling sets a strong president and will help determine if and when racial profiling claims or investigated. prosecutors were dealt a blow today. the judge will allow defense lawyers to try and show the lead detective in the case has a history of lying. detective daniel nicholson is currently under investigation for alleged unauthorized search he led when his teenage daughter ran away last year. >> late this afternoon, prosecutors rested their case against the anne arundel county executive. testimony has been anything but typical of the past weeks. barry simms has details from annapolis. >> another former member of county executive john leopold's security detail outlined his duties and responsibilities. he testified that he took his concerns to his superiors, but nothing was ever remedy. he claims that in 2010 he asked to be taken
companies, got naacp to stand with them, in the lawsuit, saying that the ban is racist. >> bob: here is the problem, with naacp. they receive a lot of money from soft drink industry for other things they are doing and the programs that were funded. king and spalding is doing it pro bono for naacp. they should step back and let somebody else take it who does not have a direct conflict with the soft drink industry. >> eric: why does the naacp get money from soft drink industry? >> bob: coca-cola gives enormous money for research. >> dana: research and also they run fitness programs, after-school programs in urban centers. >> andrea: this law isn't racist. it's stupid. this is one of the dumbest thing that bloomberg has ever done. i like to see the groups going after each other. the dem on dem violence is fun to watch. but this law is just dumb. period. i mean, it's one of block block's i think -- >> dana: greg, last thought? >> greg: the big soda ban hurts people like dana who use the big gulp cups to bathe in while travelling. >> dana: it's handy. they said if they thought it was raci
a superbowl xlvii shirt. >>> how one chapter of the naacp is backing a lawsuit preventing a soda ban. >> rescuing a small dog from chilly waters is harder than you think. we will show you what it took to save someone's pooch. >> it's cold and we are not the only ones dealing with the deep freeze. we will look at what's going on with the frigid temperatures as much as the country is shivering this morning. >> and we have the cold and the clouds. we will have the snow a little later and i will tell you when it arrives in your neighborhood coming up. >> reporter: well, everything is up to speat on 695 -- speed on 695. but we are dealing with a crash on 97. i will have all the details coming up on good morning maryland. >> 8 minutes after 6. a quiet picture from new york city. let's go up there for today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites video in your tweets. twitter app called vine allows useers to share 6 second video clips of the messages. at first it works on facebook but the social network blocked it and it is only available for apple devices so far. the game temple r
from the pro union side so they can have a fair vote. that's all they want to do is vote. the naacp has been involved for months on this issue. 70% of the workers at the canton plant are african-american. representative bennie tom addressed the issue back in june. >> in america, being able to decide whether or not you want representation is a fundamental a political principle of human rights, civil rights and democracy. >> this same week those same civil rights organizers held another news conference, of all places, they're serious, they went all the way to detroit. the detroit auto show. that's where they got up when it got under way. actor danny glover spoke. he is actively campaigning for the nissan workers rights. organizers are planning more news conferences at auto shows in chicago, in atlanta in the next few months. they're not going to give up. they're hoping the attention will simply help the workers in canton to get a choice about organizing. to be fair, not all of the employees want the union. nissan told us today that they just think a few employees are pushing for the vote.
? it is a controversial issue, but the move is getting slammed by a group that you might not expect. the naacp. i'll speak with a woman who's leading the charge next. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. today is going to be epic. i've got two tickets to paradise!l set? pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> now to a story about civil rights and soda. the naacp is fighting the ban on big sugary drinks in new york city. it is supposed to go into effect in march. now, restaurants and other venues won't be able to sell sugary drinks and cups larger than 16 ounces. all to combat new yorkers' weight problem as the mayor explained when th
state. o'malley made the announcement in an appearance with leaders of the naacp. >> the death penalty is expensive and it does not work. and for that reason alone, i believe we should stop doing it. [applause] this week, once again, i will be filing legislation to repeal the death penalty in maryland. >> if the ban is approved, maryland would become the 18th state to abolish capital punishment. a u.s. army sergeant who went awol in opposition to the one afghanistan has been detained and held at fort irwin, california. micah turner left his unit in september and later went public with his anti-war views. supporters say he informed the military multiple times of his whereabouts since his desertion and even tried to turn himself in, but was only arrested earlier this month while visiting his parents' home. he is expected to transfer to north carolina's fort bragg, where his unit is based. turner has reportedly spent five tours of duty in iraq and afghanistan. late internet freedom activist aaron swartz was laid to rest on tuesday at a funeral near chicago. he killed themself on friday, w
. the new york chapter of the naacp, an organization that has close ties with coca-cola, coca-cola funds some of their programs, "the new york times" reports that attorneys for coca-cola wrote in an naacp court filing that supports blocking the supersize soft drink ban. the city health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community the ban would be beneficial. that ban goes into effect come march. it is surprising that the naacp would weigh into this debate. you know, you and i have had this debate a bunch of times about the size of these sodas at a time when the people who are really suffering with obesity are african-americans and latinos. >> the same thing happened when you saw potential increasing of taxes on cigarettes. it happened in chicago where you had business groups, the black chamber of commerce, they said, oh, this is going to hurt small businesses but then the argument was, wait a minute, when you look at cancer rates among african-americans, how do you say don't do that when it's affecting african-americans? and so i think the naacp, the n
our pastor of third baptist, the president of the san francisco chapter of the naacp and grateful for his leadership in all of the issues surrounding san francisco. please welcome pastor amos. >> [applause] >> thank you. mr. eric mcdonald, the moving spirit behind this initiative today, to all the memorable leaders of the city and county of san francisco gathered here, to reverend michael paf pappas serves as the executive director of the interface council, reverend mr. joseph bryant, pastor of cal vory hill and the chairperson of the rainbow push coalition of this region, mr. mayor, ladies and gentlemen, i rise to present the keynote person to speak for this press conference. i think i could best get at the task by doing what i did in elementary school. my teacher called on us invablable to do what they call "show and tell". you don't talk about anything unless you could first show something. it was back in september when i had the privilege of being a delegate at the democratic national convention, and on that monday preceding the convention african-american faith leaders
of them, the h.l.u. which has been a champion and the drug policy alliance as well as the naacp. i also want to thank san francisco's district attorney george gascon who is at our public hearing at the safety committee a couple weeks back. george was there to speak on behalf of the bill we were working on together but he proactively came for this bill, s.b. 1506, to say that he's been law enforcement for 30 years and bring back 30-year experience to this consideration of this bill, and he said this bill makes sense because drug treatment works and this is in spite of the fact we'll be battling the district attorneys along with many other arms of public safety. [laughter] >> we've got the data, we've got the facts and we know this will provide great benefit to our communities, to our neighborhoods, and to all of california. thank you for your support. [applause] >> tal, i want to go back to the question that marty posed earlier, which is in effect this idea that in order to incentivize people making the decision to seek treatment that the fear of a felony conviction or possible state pri
welcome and join arms with the naacp, who have said, by the way, they are getting not one dime. not one penny and going out and raising their own funding to support our students at mlk and in the spirit of martin luther king jr., who went to jail because he wanted a better future, we're going to do whatever it takes to ensure that our kids have a better future at mlk. but as you think about this, i want you to think about 8, 3, 33, and 17. and when we start talking about those numbers being 100%, then we're talking about what the real work is about. [ applause ] >> so we're going to move on to -- >> president yee? superintendent, i am from martin luther king. >> i'm sorry, do you have a speaker card? >> i don't have a speaker card. >> i'm sorry. >> i am asking if i could say a few words, please? >> no. you don't have a speaker card. >> i just wanted to thank superintendent carranza for taking a stand and for those watching online, letting them know the reality of what is really going on. if he is bold enough to take a stand, i hope and a pray that everyone here in this room, o
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